The University of Calgary football Dinos confirmed that offensive lineman Carter Johnson has committed to the University of Calgary for the 2018 season by signing a U Sports Letter of Intent.
Johnson brings with him a list of impressive credentials. He is a member of the Alberta U18 Provincial team and also a member of Canada’s U18 team that will compete in Dallas, Texas in January 2018.
“It is easy for me to stay at home. Calgary is a good program, I have friends and family here. I know where I want to be and it is Calgary,” stated the 17 year old 6’3”, 295 lbs. offensive lineman who is in his senior season at Henry Wise Wood High School.
Carter was a Calgary High School league all-star center last year as Grade 11 and has been a captain for the Warriors.
“Carter is a hard working young man. He is a smart football player with good instincts at center and has been a good leader at Wise Wood,” states Dinos Head Coach Wayne Harris.
A product of the Cyclones bantam and youth football program Johnson hopes to pursue a career in Arts or Kinesiology.
As well as playing football Carter participates in track and field with his events being the discus and shot put.
Both his father and grandfather are former football officials in Calgary officiated at the Canada West level.
He is the son of Kelsey and Nicole Johnson.